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View a photo gallery of Mount Holyoke College's 178th commencement ceremonies.

May 17, 2015 - 4:00pm
Image of Olivia Papp ’15 at commencement.

A national education advocate told the class of 2015 their Mount Holyoke College education will lead to long-term success in today’s economy.

May 17, 2015 - 3:00pm
Erica DeBlase. Photo by Grace Fitzpatrick.

President Lynn Pasquerella presented the President's Award for Outstanding Service to Erica DeBlase of the Counseling Service and Bardee Sadlier of athletics.

May 15, 2015 - 12:30pm
detail of stained glass window in Mount Holyoke College Library reading room. Photo by Michael Malyszko

During May, the College and its professors attracted grants and fellowships from the following organizations.

May 14, 2015 - 9:45am
student in summer math program

Mount Holyoke's Professional and Graduate Education (PaGE) program offers credit courses ranging from Currents in Contemporary Art to Chinese to Physics II.

May 12, 2015 - 2:15pm
Catheleen Heyliger FP‘16

This summer, with the help of a Davis Projects for Peace award, Catheleen Heyliger FP’16 will start an ambitious project aimed at improving women's lives in Léogâne.

May 12, 2015 - 11:15am
Students in "Big Ideas for Little Kids' class.

A documentary focused on teaching philosophy to kids, led by Mount Holyoke College professor Tom Wartenberg, has won a regional Emmy.

May 11, 2015 - 5:00pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

In the latest Difficult Dialogues, Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella discusses with two professors the genesis, evolution, and future of this national movement. 

May 11, 2015 - 2:30pm
Erin Jones ’17. Photo by Emily Weir

The Hollings award will help Erin Jones ’17 develop her deep love of oceanography by providing academic funding, contacts, and a paid research internship.

May 11, 2015 - 10:15am
Liz Auguste FP’16

According to a survey of local residents conducted by Liz Auguste FP’16, 98 percent of respondents said they like living in South Hadley and plan to stay here.

May 8, 2015 - 8:15am
National diversity expert Daryl Smith

Daryl Smith, a national diversity expert, visited Mount Holyoke and Hampshire colleges in April to discuss ways of embedding diversity institution-wide.

May 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, founder and CEO of Care.com

Sheila Lirio Marcelo ’93, CEO of world's largest online firm connecting families with caregivers, will receive an honorary doctorate at Mount Holyoke's commencement.

May 5, 2015 - 8:45am
Professor of French Samba Gadjigo.  Photo by John Martins.

Samba Gadjigo's film Sembène!—which celebrates the “father of African cinema"—was a hit at Sundance and is now part of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

May 5, 2015 - 8:00am
Tony Award-nominated actress Geneva Carr ’88

When the annual Tony Award nominations for best "leading actress in a play" were announced recently, two went to productions with connections to Mount Holyoke.

May 1, 2015 - 1:30pm
Robin McLean ’87

In May, Mount Holyoke professor Penny Gill and Robin McLean ’87 will read from their books What in the World Is Going On? and Reptile House, respectively.

April 30, 2015 - 11:00am
Rani Mehta ‘15. Photo by Alheri Egor-Egbe ’17.

Rani Mehta ’15 reflects on her Mount Holyoke experience, examining the questions that led her from admission to graduation and prepared her for what comes next.

April 30, 2015 - 10:45am

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